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The influence of authentic leadership on newly graduated nurses' experiences of workplace bullying, burnout and retention outcomes: A cross-sectional study International Journal of Nursing Studies Elsevier 2012 Laschinger HKS, Wong CA & grau AL "The purpose of this study is to test a model linking authentic leadership to new graduate nurses’ experiences of workplace bullying and burnout, and subsequently, job satisfaction and intentions to leave their jobs." (extract from abstract) Details
Emotional exhaustion and workarounds in acute care: Cross-sectional tests of a theoretical framework International Journal of Nursing Studies Elsevier 2012 Rathert C, Williams ES, Lawrence ER & Halbesleben JRB "Underpinned by Conservation of Resources theory, we examined a conceptual model linking the work environment with workarounds in acute care nurses and other clinicians, and hypothesized that burnout, specifically emotional exhaustion, would mediate these relationships." (extract from abstract) Details
Does clinical incident seriousness and receipt of work-based support influence mood experienced by nurses at work? A behavioural diary study International Journal of Nursing Studies Elsevier 2012 Jones MC & Johnston DW "This study examines the effect of incident seriousness and receipt of work-based support in the worst event of a shift from managers and colleagues on the Negative and Positive Affect experienced by nurses at work." (extract from abstract) Details
Burnout during nursing education predicts lower occupational preparedness and future clinical performance: A longitudinal study International Journal of Nursing Studies Elsevier 2012 Rudman A & Gustavsson JP "Objectives - To prospectively monitor study burnout for a national sample of nursing students during their years in higher education and at follow-up 1year post graduation. Further, to relate the possible development of study burnout to prospective health and life outcomes, as well as student and occupational outcomes." (extract from abstract) Details
Job satisfaction among hospital nurses revisited: A systematic review International Journal of Nursing Studies Elsevier 2012 Lu H, Barriball KL, Zhang X & While AE "This paper analyses 100 papers relating to job satisfaction among hospital nurses derived from systematic searches of seven databases covering English and Chinese language publications 1966–2011 (updating the original paper with 46 additional studies published 2004–2011)." (extract from abstract) Details
A cross-sectional analysis of the association between night-only or rotating shift work and overweight/obesity among female nurses and midwives Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine The American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine 2012 Zhao I, Bogossian F & Turner C "Objective - To examine the associations between shift work types and overweight/obesity among female nurses and midwives" (extract from abstract) Details
The effects of shift work and interaction between shift work and overwweight/obesity on low back pain in nurses: Results from a longitudinal study Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine The American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine 2012 Zhao I, Bogossian F & Turner C "Objective- To examine whether shift work is a risk factor for low back pain (LBP) and the interaction effects of shift work and overweight/obesity on LBP over time among nurses." (extract from abstract) Details
A systematic literature review of nurse shortage and the intention to leave Journal of Nursing Management Blackwell Publishing Ltd 2012 Chan ZCY, Tam WS, Lung MKY, Wong WY & Chau CW "Aim?- To present the findings of a literature review regarding nurses’ intention to leave their employment or the profession." (exrtact from abstract) Details
Professional identity and nursing: contemporary theoretical developments and future research challenges International Nursing Review The Authors, International Nursing Review, International Council of Nurses 2012 Johnson M, Cowin LS, Wilson I & Young H " We propose that the conceptual orientation of professional identity is a logical consequence of self-concept development by focusing on career and its meaning and presents a measurable set of concepts that can be manipulated to improve retention of student and registered nurses within health service." (extract from abstract) Details
A qualitative study of the work environments of Mexican nurses International Journal of Nursing Studies Elsevier 2012 Squires A & Juárez A "Objectives - To study the perspectives of Mexican nurses about their work environments to determine similarities and differences to results from developed world studies." (extract from abstract) Details
The moderating role of decision authority and coworker- and supervisor support of the impact of job demands in nursing homes: A cross-sectional study International Journal of Nursing Studies Elsevier 2012 Willemse BM, Jonge J de, Smit D, depla MFIA & Pot AM "Objectives - The present study tests the moderating (i.e. buffering and activating) effects of decision authority and coworker- and supervisor support that are assumed by the hypotheses of the DCS Model." (extract from abstract) Details
Transformational mentorship models for nurse educators Nursing Science Quarterly SAGE Publications 2012 Jacobsen SL & Sherrod DR "The authors of this article discuss current nursing mentorship models and propose a new one for consideration." (extract from abstract) Details
Sharps injuries and job burnout: A cross-sectional study among nurses in China Nursing & Health Sciences Blackwell Publishing Ltd 2012 Wang S, Yao L, Li S, Lui Y, Wang H & Sun Y "The present study investigated the relationship between sharps injuries and job burnout in nurses. Sharps injury questionnaires and the Maslach Burnout Inventory (MBI) questionnaires were used to investigate and analyze job burnout among 468 nurses..." (extract from abstract) Details
Issue Brief 6: Health Worker Education CapacityPlus Partnership 2012 CapacityPlus Partnership "... Health professional schools are a key element in addressing the health workforce crisis—they are the main channel through which health workers enter the labor market. But many health professional schools are underfunded and not operating as efficiently as they could..." (extract from document) Details
Issue Brief 6: Health Worker Education CapacityPlus Partnership 2012 CapacityPlus Partnership "... Health professional schools are a key element in addressing the health workforce crisis—they are the main channel through which health workers enter the labor market. But many health professional schools are underfunded and not operating as efficiently as they could..." (extract from document) Details
Issue Brief 6: Health Worker Education CapacityPlus Partnership 2012 CapacityPlus Partnership "... Health professional schools are a key element in addressing the health workforce crisis—they are the main channel through which health workers enter the labor market. But many health professional schools are underfunded and not operating as efficiently as they could..." (extract from document) Details
Registered nurse retention strategies in nursing homes: A two-factor perspective Health Care Managment Review Lippincott Williams & Wilkins 2012 Hunt, SR, Probst JC, Haddock KS, Moran R, Baker SL, Anderson RA & Corazzini K "In this study, the relationships between retention strategies, employee benefits, features of the practice environment, and RN retention were explored. Further, the utility of Herzberg’s two-factor theory of motivation as a framework for nursing home retention studies was evaluated." (extract from abstract) Details
Registered nurse retention strategies in nursing homes: A two-factor perspective Health Care Managment Review Lippincott Williams & Wilkins 2012 Hunt, SR, Probst JC, Haddock KS, Moran R, Baker SL, Anderson RA & Corazzini K "In this study, the relationships between retention strategies, employee benefits, features of the practice environment, and RN retention were explored. Further, the utility of Herzberg’s two-factor theory of motivation as a framework for nursing home retention studies was evaluated." (extract from abstract) Details
Full-time work for nurses: employers; perspectives Journal of Nursing Management Blackwell Publishing Ltd 2012 Baumann A, Hunsberger M & Crea-Arsenio M "To examine an employer response to a government employment policy, the Nursing Graduate Guarantee (NGG), over a 2-year period (2008–2009 and 2009–2010)." (extract from abstract) Details
Understanding unassisted falls: Effects of nurse staffing level and nursing staff characteristics Journal of Nursing Care Quality Lippincott Williams & Wilkins 2012 Staggs VS, Knight JE & Dunton N "Hierarchical Poisson modeling was used to explore hospital and nursing unit characteristics as predictors of the unassisted fall rate." (extract from abstract) Details
How employee engagement matters for hospital performance Healthcare Quarterly Longwoods Publishing Corporation 2012 Lowe G "This article examines how job, work environment, management and organizational factors influence levels of engagement among healthcare employees." (extract from abstract) Details
Predictors of hospital nurses' intent to stay: a cross-sectional questionnaire survey in Shangai, China International Nursing Review International Council of Nurses 2012 Wang L, Tao H, Ellenbecker CH & Lui XH "Aim:? To investigate predictors of hospital nurses' intent to stay in the nursing profession." (extract from abstract) Details
Bullying as workgroup manipulation: a model for understanding patterns of victimization and contagion within the workgroup Journal of Nursing Management Blackwell Publishing Ltd 2012 Hutchinson M "The aim of the present synthesis was to review the literature on bullying in the nursing workplace and develop an explanatory model for patterns of victimization and contagion within the workgroup." (extract from abstract) Details
Characteristics of nurse leaders in hospitals in the USA from 1992 to 2008 Journal of Nursing Management Blackwell Publishing Ltd 2012 Westphal JA "Aim? Describe the nurse leader workforce in hospitals in the USA over time by exploring three research questions: (1) What are the characteristics of the nurse leader workforce in US hospitals? (2) How does the nurse leader workforce change over time? (3) How do nurses in executive positions (administrators) differ from nurses in first-line supervisory positions (supervisors)?" (extract from abstract) Details
Structural empowerment and anticipated turnover among behavioural heath nurses Journal of Nursing Management Blackwell Publishing Ltd 2012 Smith T, Capitulo KL, griffin MTQ & Fitzpatrick JJ "The aim of this pilot study was to examine the relationship between structural empowerment and anticipated turnover among behavioural health nurses." (extract from abstract) Details
Occupational stress and implementation of information technology among nurses working on acute phychiatric wards Perspectives in Psychiatric Care Wiley Periodicals Inc. 2012 Koivunen M, Kontio R, Pitkánen A, Katajisto J & Válimáki M "The study describes nurses' occupational stress and implementation of information technology on acute psychiatric wards." (extract from abstract) Details
Generation-specific incentives and disincentives for nurses to remain employed in acute care hospitals Journal of Nursing Management Blackwell Publishing Ltd 2012 Tourangeau AE, Thomson H, Cummings G & Cranley LA "This is a report on generation-specific incentives and disincentives selected by acute care nurses that promote and discourage them to remain employed in hospitals." (extract from abstract) Details
Depression in hospital-employed nurses Clinical Nurse Specialist Lippincott Williams & Wilkins 2012 Letvak S, Ruhm CJ & McCoy TMS "...the purpose of this study was to determine the prevalence of depression in a random sample of hospital-employed nurses to determine individual and workplace characteristics that are associated with depression." (extract from abstract) Details
Turnover intention among hospital-based registered nurses in the Eastern Caribbean Journal of Nursing Scholarship Sigma Theta Tau International 2012 Lansiquot BA, Tullai-McGuinness S & Madigan E "The purpose of this study was to describe the characteristics of hospital-based registered nurses (RNs) in the sub-region, their practice environment and turnover intention in two and five years, respectively, and to determine the relationships among practice environment characteristics and turnover intention." (extract from abstract) Details
Examining factor structure of Maslach burnout inventory among nurses in Taiwan Journal of Nursing Management Blackwell Publishing Ltd 2012 Lee H-F. Chien T-W & Yen Miaofen "Aim? To investigate the factorial structure of a Chinese version of the MBI-HSS for nurses in Taiwan." (extract from abstract) Details
Impact of hospital security programmes and workplace aggression on nurse perceptions of safety Journal of Nursing Management Blackwell Publishing Ltd 2012 Blando JD, O'Hagan E, Casteel C, Nocera M-A & Peek-Asa C "Aim? To assess how nurses’ perception of their safety and risk of violence was affected by their work environment and whether this perception correlated with their actual risk." (extract from abstract) Details
Effective succession planning in nursing: a review of the literature Journal of Nursing Management Blackwell Publishing Ltd 2012 Griffith MB "Aim? This review summarizes and evaluates succession planning initiatives in nursing and proposes a new, comprehensive succession planning model for nursing." (extract from abstract) Details
Nursing: Where the jobs are Robert Wood Johnson Foundation 2012 " In January 2012, the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reported that the health care sector, in general, added a robust 312,500 jobs in 2011, but the forecast for nurses varies—quite broadly—depending on region, type of health care facility, and desired working conditions..." (extract from article) Details
Nursing teamwork and unit size Western Journal of Nursing Research SAGE Publications 2012 Kalisch BJ, Russel K & Lee KH "The aim of this study is to determine the relationship between the team and unit size and level of nursing teamwork. The sample for the study was 2,265 direct care nursing providers from 53 units in four hospitals." (extract from abstract) Details
Linking nurse characteristics, team member effectiveness, practice environment and medication error incidence Nursing Care Quality Lippincott Williams & Wilkins 2012 Fasolino T & Snyder R "Clinical unit nurse characteristics, practice environment, and team member effectiveness are assumed to play a critical role in medication safety. This study used a multimethod approach to examine the association of these factors with medication errors." (extract from abstract) Details
Shift work and vascular events: systematic review and meta-analysis BMJ BMJ Publishing Group 2012 Vyas MV, Garg AX, Iansavichus AV, Costella J, Donner A, Laugsand LE, Jansky I, Mrkobrada M, Parraga H & Hackam DG "Objective To synthesise the association of shift work with major vascular events as reported in the literature." Details
Our Side of the Story: The lived experience of Ugandan health workers VSO 2012 Thornton P "This report documents the experiences and views of 122 nursing
assistants, nurses, midwives, clinical officers and medical doctors,
including facility managers and local government district health
officers" (extract from document
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The effects of perceived stress and ways of coping in a sample of Portuguese health workers Journal of Clinical Nursing Blackwell Publishing Ltd 2011 Laranjeira "The goal of this study is to clarify the association between perceived stress in work and the types of coping strategies used by Portuguese nurses." (extract from abstract) Details
Better Care: An Analysis of Nursing and Healthcare System Outcomes CNA/CHSRF series of reports to inform the CNA National Expert CommissionThe Health of Our Nation – The Future of Our Health System: Paper 2 Canadian Health Services Research Foundation 2012 Brown G, Birch S & Thabane L "The purpose of this review of nursing intervention literature was to document the comparative effects and costs of models of nursing intervention on patient outcomes, such as morbidity and mortality, and on system outcomes, such as health resource use." (extract) Details
Night shift work characteristics and 6-sulfatoxymelatonin (MT6s) in rotating night shift nurses and midwifes Occupational & Environmental Medicine BMJ Publishing Group 2012 Peplonska B, Bukowska A, Gromadzinska J, Sobala W, Reszka E, Lie J-A, Kjuus H & Wasowicz W "Light exposure at night has been hypothesised as one of potential mechanisms of breast carcinogenesis in the night shift workers through inhibition of melatonin synthesis. The aim of the study was to examine a number of determinants for night shift work in relation to 6-sulfatoxymelatonin (MT6s), primary melatonin metabolite." (extract from abstract) Details
Administrative stressors and nursing job outcomes in Australian public and non-profit health care organisations Journal of Clinical Nursing Blackwell Publishing Ltd 2012 Teo, STT, Yeung M & Chang E "Aims and objectives.? The main aim of this study is to develop a path model to examine the effect of administrative stressors on nursing work outcomes in a sample of Australian public and non-profit nurses." (extract from abstract) Details
Nurse practitioners in Taiwan: Today and tomorrow Journal of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners American Academy of Nurse Practitioners 2012 Wei C-H, Tung H-H, Tsay S-L, Lin C-W "Purpose: To describe the barriers that nurse practitioners (NPs) face and their hopes for the future." (extract from abstract) Details
An educational intervention to increase "speaking-up" behaviours in nurses and improve patient safety Journal of Nursing Care Quality Lippincott Williams & Wilkins 2012 Sayre MM, McNeese-Smith D, Leach LS & Phillips LR "The purpose of this quasi-experimental study was to determine whether an educational intervention using scenarios, personal reflection, and peer support in small groups could improve speaking-up behaviors in registered nurses." (extract from abstract) Details
Supporting nurses through critical practice incidents: The nurse advocate role Nurse Leader Elsevier 2012 Marshall J & Zolnierek C "A variety of options for mitigating nurses' workplace stress are available to nurse leaders (given their availability in the respective setting), including critical incident stress management, therapeutic support groups, employee assistance programs, and psychological debriefing." (extract for abstract) Details
Supporting nurses through critical practice incidents: The nurse advocate role Nurse Leader Elsevier 2012 Marshall J & Zolnierek C "A variety of options for mitigating nurses' workplace stress are available to nurse leaders (given their availability in the respective setting), including critical incident stress management, therapeutic support groups, employee assistance programs, and psychological debriefing." (extract for abstract) Details
Building the business case for acuity-based staffing Nurse Leader Elsevier 2012 Dent RL & Bradshaw P "This article addresses how nurse leaders may build the business case for acuity-based staffing by leveraging existing technologies." (extract from abstract) Details
Human resources for mental health care: Current situation and strategies for action The Lancet Elsevier 2011 Kakuma R, Minas H, van Ginneken N, Dal Poz MR, Desiraju K, Morris JE, Saxena S & Scheffler RM "Here, we review the current state of human resources for mental health, needs, and strategies for action. At present, human resources for mental health in countries of low and middle income show a serious shortfall that is likely to grow unless effective steps are taken." (extract from abstract) Details
Labor mobility of the direct care workforce: Implications for the provision of long-term care Health Economics John Wiley & Sons 2011 Baughman RA & Smith KE "This study provides the first comprehensive analysis of the dynamics of labor supply of direct care workers, the lower-skill nursing workers who provide the bulk of long-term care for the elderly in the USA." Details
A study of relationship between jon stress, quality of working life and turnover intention among hospital employees Health Services Management Research The Royal Society of Medicine Press 2011 Mosadeghrad AM, Ferlie E & Rosenberg D "The purpose of this study was to gain a better understanding of the relationships between job stress and QWL of employees, and their impact on turnover intention at Isfahan hospitals, Iran." (extract from abstract) Details
Well-structured teams and the buffering of hospital employees from stress Health Services Management Research The Royal Society of Medicine Press 2011 Buttigieg SC, West MA & Dawson JF "This study examined how membership of well-structured teams was associated with lower levels of strain, when testing a work stressors-to-strains relationship model across the three levels of team structure, namely well-structured, poorly structured (do not fulfill all the criteria of well-structured teams) and no team." (extract from abstract) Details
Tanzanian lessons in using non-physician clinicians to scale up comprehensive emergency obstetric care in remote and rural areas Human Resources for Health BioMed Central 2011 Nyamtema AS, Pemba SK, Mbaruku G, Rutasha FD & van Roosemalen J "Competency-based curricula for assistant medical officers' (AMOs) training in CEmOC, and for nurses, midwives and clinical officers in anaesthesia and operation theatre etiquette were developed and implemented in Ifakara, Tanzania. The required key competencies were identified, taught and objectively assessed." (extract from abstract) Details
Estudio comparativo: Condiciones de trabajo y salud de trabajadores de la salud Argentina Brasil Costa Rica Perú (Conditions of work and health workers' health in Argentina, Brazil, Costa Rica and Peru) Organización Panamericana de la Salud & Organización Mundial de le Salud 2012 "La investigación “Condiciones de Trabajo y Salud de los Trabajadores de la Salud, en Argentina, Brasil, Costa Rica y Perú”, tenía como objetivo analizar los determinantes de la situación de trabajo y salud de los trabajadores de la salud, así como generar indicadores para monitoreo y evaluación de la situación de trabajo y salud de los trabajadores de la salud." Details
Professional autonomy, collaboration with physicians, and moral distress among european intensive care nurses Americal Journal of Critical Care American Associatio of Critical-Care Nurses 2012 Papathanassoglou EDE, Karanikola MNK, Kalafati M, Giannakopoulou M, Lemonidou C & Albarran JW "Objectives To explore levels of autonomy among European critical care nurses and potential associations of autonomy with nurse-physician collaboration, moral distress, and nurses’ characteristics." (extract from abstract) Details
Sleep disorder in Taiwanese nurses: A random sample survey Nursing & Health Sciences Blackwell Publishing Ltd 2011 Hsieh M-L, Li Y-M, Chang E-T, lai H-L, Wang W-H & Wang S-C "This study determined the prevalence of and factors associated with insomnia in rotating-shift nurses. A two-stage, cross-sectional, hospital-based study was conducted in eastern Taiwan." (extract from abstract) Details
Nurses in Mauritius motivated by extrinsic rewards: A qualitative study of factors determining recruitment and career choices International Journal of Nursing Studies Elsevier 2012 Hollup O "Objective: To describe and analyze those factors and conditions influencing the decision to choose nursing as a career among men and women nurses in Mauritius." (extract from abstract) Details
Stress in hospice at home nurses: a qualitative study fo their experiences of their work and wellbeing International Journal of Palliative Nursing MA Healthcare 2012 Tunnah K, Jones A & Johnstone R "The literature has evaluated studies of hospice nurses and stress but very few studies have focused on community hospice nurses. This study explored hospice at home nurses' experiences of caring for palliative and dying patients." (extract from abstract) Details
Impact of nurse staffing mandates on safety-net hospitals: Lessons from California The Milbank Quarterly John Wiley & Sons 2012 McHugh MD, Carthon MB, Sloane DM, Wu E, Kelly L & Aiken LH "We used a time-series design with Annual Hospital Disclosure data files from the California Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development (OSHPD) for the years 1998 to 2007 to assess differences in the effect of California's mandate on staffing outcomes in safety-net and non-safety-net hospitals" (extract from abstract) Details
Making the transition: Staff nurse to front-line nurse leader Nursing Leadership Longwoods 2003 Stevenson-Dykstra K "This paper discusses the challenges that staff nurses face when moving into formal leadership positions. Current transition strategies for nurses are presented, including a critical analysis of organizational and individual factors that enhance or impede the transition to front-line nurse leadership positions." (extract from abstract) Details
Using common work environment metrics to improve performance in healthcare organisations HealthcarePapers Longwoods 2010 Lowe G & Chan B "This article proposes a comprehensive framework for assessing, reporting and improving the quality of work environments in healthcare organizations across Canada. Healthy work environments (HWEs) contribute to positive outcomes for healthcare employees and physicians. The same HWE ingredients also can reduce operating costs, improve human resources utilization and ultimately lead to higher-quality patient care." (extract from abstract) Details
A nursing call to action Canadian Nurses Association 2012 National Expert Commission "Guided by the motto "Better Health, Better Care, Better Value, Best Nursing" ... we set out to discover the most efficient, effective and sustainable ways to meet the changing and pressing health needs of Canadians in the 21st century." (extract from document) Details
Long working hours and alcohol risk among Australian and New Zealand Nurses and midwives: A cross-sectional study International Journal of Nursing Studies Elsevier 2012 Shluter PJ, Turner C & Benefer C "The relationship between long working hours and harmful alcohol consumption reported in the literature is equivocal...
...This study aimed to investigate this relationship in a methodologically rigorous fashion." (extract from abstract)
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A cross-sectional analysis of patterns of obesity in a cohort of working nurses and midwives in Australia, New Zealand and the United Kingdom International Journal of Nursing Studies Elsevier 2012 Bogossian FE, Hepworth J, Leong GM, Flaws DF, Gibbons KS, benefer CA, Turner CT "The aim of this study was to examine the prevalence of overweight and obesity and the association with demographic, reproductive work variables in a representative cohort of working nurses and midwives." (extract from abstract) Details
Impact of diseasse-specific orientation on new graduate nurse satisfaction and knowledge retention Journal of Neuroscience Nursing American Association on Neuroscience Nurses 2012 Ballard J, Mead C, Richardson D & Lotz A "Using a convenience sample and both qualitative and quantitative data, this study implements a disease-specific orientation track for new graduate nurses to spotlight the most common neurological diagnoses and disorders while concentrating on building an understanding of how to provide the best care possible to these patients." (extract from abstract) Details
Cognitive dissonance experienced by nurse practitioner faculty Journal of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners American Academy of Nurse Practitioners 2012 Fontenot HB, Hawkins JW & Weiss JA "...The respondents detailed their experiences with cognitive dissonance, citing differences between expectations for which they are rewarded and those for which they are paid." (extract from abstract) Details
Evaluation of a training program for nurse supervisors who monitor nurses in an alternative-to-discipline program Advances in Nursing Science Lippincott Williams & Wilkins 2012 Cadiz D, Tuxillo D & O'Neill C "We evaluate a supervisory training called “Fit to Perform” for nurse managers to help them monitor and manage nurses enrolled in an alternative-to-discipline program." (extract from abstract) Details
Applied Workplace Solutions for Nurses (Vol. 25 Special Issue 2012) Nursing Leadership Canadian Federation of Nursing Unions and partners 2012 Various "Health Canada provided $4.7 million to the Canadian Federation of Nurses Unions (CFNU) over three years to support the Research to Action: Applied Workplace Solutions for Nurses (RTA) initiative, which chose evidence-based strategies to improve the work life of nurses and applied them to the practice environment." (extract from abstract) Details
Does maintaining or changing shift types affect BMI? A longitudinal study Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine The American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine 2012 Zhao I, Bogossian F, Turner C "Objectives: To examine the impact of maintaining or changing shift work status on body mass index (BMI) among female nurses and midwives." (extract from abstract) Details
Patient turnover and the relationship between nurse staffing and patient outcomes Research in Nursing & Health Wiley Periodicals, Inc 2012 Park SH, Blegen MA, Spetz J, Chapman SA & de Groot H "We examined how the relationship between registered nurse (RN) staffing and failure-to-rescue (FTR) varied with patient turnover levels by analyzing quarterly data from the University HealthSystem Consortium. The data included 42 hospitals, representing 759 nursing units and about 1 million inpatients." (extract from abstract) Details
Nurses' practice environments, error interception practices, and inpatient medication errors Journal of Nursing Scholarship Sigma Theta Tau International 2012 Flynn L, Liang Y, Dickson GL, Xie M & Suh D-C "... the purpose of this study was to determine the relationships among characteristics of the nursing practice environment, nurse staffing levels, nurses’ error interception practices, and rates of nonintercepted medication errors in acute care hospitals." (extract from abstract) Details
West Africa's regional approach to strengthening health workforce information (Technical brief 2) CapacityPlus 2012 Odusote K, Bales C, Dwyer S & Settle D "The West African Health Organization (WAHO) is implementing a regional approach to strengthening HRIS... .
This technical brief provides an overview of this regional approach, highlights lessons learned, and provides recommendations for other regions and countries to adopt the approach." (extract from abstract)
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Student narratives of faculty incivility Nursing Outlook Elsevier 2012 Lasiter S, Marchiondo L & Marchiondo K "Our original study using the Nursing Education Environment Survey showed that 133 of 152 student participants experienced uncivil treatment. Latent, inductive content analysis was undertaken to analyze narratives about their “worst experience” of negative faculty behavior." (extract from abstract) Details
The education of nurses in China and Egypt Nursing Outlook Elsevier 2012 Ma C, Fouly H, Li J & D'Antonio P " ... individual nations also maintain alternative ways of educating nurses that are rooted in strong traditions. This paper explores the systems in China and Egypt. These countries have important differences." (extract from abstract) Details
Minimum nurse staffing legislation and the financial performance of California hospitals Health Services Research Health Research and Educational Trust 2011 Reiter KL, Harless DW, Pink GH & Mark BA "Objective - To estimate the effect of minimum nurse staffing ratios on California acute care hospitals’ financial performance" (extract from abstract) Details
Graduate nursing education in China Nursing Outlook Elsevier 2011 Zou H, Li Z & Arthur D "This article presents a comprehensive description on the current status, problems, and strategies used in graduate nursing education in mainland China." (extract from abstract) Details
The effects of midwives' job satisfaction on burnout, intention to quit and turnover: a longitudinal study in Senegal Human Resources for Health BioMed Central Ltd 2012 Rouleau D, Fournier P, Philibert A, Mbengue B & Dumont A "Despite working in a challenging environment plagued by persistent personnel shortages, public sector midwives in Senegal play a key role in tackling maternal mortality. ... This study aims to explore their job satisfaction and its effects on their burnout, intention to quit and professional mobility." (extract from abstract) Details
Information systems on human resources for health: a global review Human Resources for Health BioMed Central Ltd 2012 Riley PL, Zuber A, Vindigni SM, Gupta N, Verani A, Sunderland NL, Friedman M, Zurn P, Okoro C, Patrick H & Campbell J "While HRIS are increasingly recognized as integral to health system performance assessment, baseline information regarding their scope and capability around the world has been limited. We conducted a review of the available literature on HRIS implementation processes in order to draw this baseline." (extract from abstract) Details
Work stress and well-being in oncology settings: a multidisciplinary study of health care professionals Psycho-Oncology John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. 2011 Jones MC, Wells M, Gao C, Cassidy B & Davie J "This comparative study investigated the correlates of work stress in a multidisciplinary group of staff and the associations between staff perceptions of the work environment, emotional distress, job satisfaction and work-based social support." (extract from abstract) Details
'Walking a tight rope: an investigation of nurse managers' work stressors and coping experiences Journal of Research in Nursing Sage Publications 2012 Udod SA & Care WD "The aim of this study examined the stress experiences and coping strategies of nurse managers in an acute care setting. Semi-structured interviews of five nurse managers were included in this pilot study. Qualitative content analysis was used to analyse the transcribed text." (extract from abstract) Details
Influence of unit-level staffing on medication errors and falls in military hospitals Western Journal of Nursing Research Sage journals 2011 Breckenridge-Sproat S, Johantgen M & Patrician P "This study examined unit-level associations of nurse staffing and workload, and the effect of the practice environment on adverse patient events." (extract from abstract) Details
Estudio comparativo de las condiciones de trabajo y salud de los trabajadores de la salud en: Argentina, Brasil, Costa Rica y Perú PAHO/WHO 2012 PAHO/WHO "El documento reúne los principales resultados de los estudios en Argentina, Brasil, Costa Rica y Perú, en materia de condiciones de empleo, trabajo y salud de los trabajadores de la salud." (extract from website) Details
The impact of term-time paid work on academic performance in nursing students: A longtitudinal study International Journal of Nursing Studies Elsevier 2011 Salamonson Y, Everett B, Koch J, Andrew S & Davison PM " Objective: To examine the effect of paid work on academic performance in undergraduate nursing students" (extract from abstract) Details
Leadership initiatives to Disseminate the Institute of Medicine's Future of Nursing report Policy, Politics & Nursing Practice Sage journals 2012 Folan P, Tarraza M, Delaney M, Fardellone C, Leners C, Ross E & Fitzpatrick J "This article discusses the critical role professional nurses will play and the tremendous impact nursing education and leadership development will have on the future of health care, as outlined in the recommendations of the Institute of Medicine’s report ... Six doctorate of nursing practice students from Case Western Reserve University analyzed the Institute of Medicine (IOM) report and developed projects to disseminate key components to selected organizations." (extract from abstract) Details
Incivility in nursing education: A review of the literature Teaching and Learning in Nursing Elsevier 2012 Gallo VJ "This literature review defines incivility in nursing, describes different methodologies used to study incivility in nursing, synthesizes perceptions of uncivil behaviors in nursing students and faculty, and discusses gaps in the literature and needs for future research." (extract from abstract) Details
The role of nursing leadership in integrating clinical nurse specialists and nurse practitioners in healthcare delivery in Canada Nursing Leadership Longwoods 2010 Carter N, Martin-Misener R, Kilpatrick K, Kaasalainen S, Donald F, Bryant-Lukosius D, Harbman P, Bourgeault I & Di Censo A "For this paper, we drew on pertinent sections of a scoping review of the literature and key informant interviews conducted for a decision support synthesis on advanced practice nursing to describe and explore organizational leadership in planning and implementing advanced practice nursing roles." (extract from abstract) Details
Bullying in the workplace: Reversing a culture American Nurses Association 2012 American Nurses Association "Bullying in the Workplace will enable nurses to understand and deal with bullying and its perpetrators and to counter the culture of bullying in their work environments." (extract from website) Details
Health status and risk indicator trends of the aging US health care workforce Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine Lippincott Williams & Wilkins 2012 Lee DJ, Fleming LE, LeBlanc WG, Arheart KL, Ferraro KF, Pitt-Catsouphes M, Muntaner C, Fernandez CA, Caban-Martinez AJ, Davila EP, Bandiera FC, Lewis JE & Kachan B "Using pooled data from the 1997 to 2009 National Health Interview Survey, logistic regression analyses were performed to determine whether age-group specific morbidity risks differed within occupational subgroups of the health care workforce (N = 6509)." (extract from abstract) Details
Job conditions, job satisfaction, somatic complaints and burnout among East African nurses Journal of Clinical Nursing John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 2012 van der Doef M, Mbazzi FB & Verhoeven C "Aims.? To describe job conditions, job satisfaction, somatic complaints and burnout of female East African nurses working in public and private hospitals and to determine how these well-being outcomes are associated with job conditions" (extract from abstract) Details
What makes a healthier nurse, workplace or leisure physical activity? Informed by the Australian and New Zealand e-Cohort study Journal of Clinical Nursing John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 2012 Henwood T, Tuckett A & Turner C "Aim and objective.? To investigate health differences between nurses who report meeting the daily physical activity recommendations in or away from the workplace." (extract from abstract) Details
Strategies for nursing faculty to promote a healthy work environment for nursing students Teaching and Learning in Nursing Elsevier 2012 Decker JL 7 Shellenbarger T "Following a brief review of the literature related to hostile work environments, this article offers suggestions for associate degree nursing faculty to effectively deal with the work environment issues affecting nursing students." (extract from abstract) Details